Today in the MHSAA: 9/22/15

September 22, 2015

By Geoff Kimmerly
Second Half editor

Check out these close calls in golf and soccer and milestone finishes in tennis that highlighted Monday’s action from across the state.

Girls Golf

Bay City Western won the closest Bay County Girls Golf Championship in the event's 20-year history, scoring 423 to edge reigning champion Bay City Central by a stroke – Bay City Times

Boys Soccer

Two of the top teams in Division 1 faced off in Macomb Area Conference Red play, with No. 4 Utica Eisenhower downing No. 8 Fraser – Macomb Daily

Lapeer’s Eric McGeary scored the winning goal on his team’s Senior Night for the second straight year, this time to down Saginaw Heritage – Flint Journal

Division 2 No. 2 Holland Christian and reigning Division 3 champion Hudsonville Unity Christian tied 1-1 in a meeting of Ottawa-Kent Conference Green contenders; they play each other again Oct. 7 – Grand Rapids Press

Boys Tennis

Parma Western, No. 10 in Lower Peninsula Division 3, downed Jackson Lumen Christi for the first time in nearly a decade  – Jackson Citizen-Patriot

Top-ranked LP Division 2 Portage Central (see today’s 2H feature) won all eight flights to sweep the Greater Kalamazoo Tournament, and didn’t give up a set – Kalamazoo Gazette

Whitehall, No. 5 in LP Division 4, moved to 4-0 in the Coastal Conference with a shutout of Fruitport – Muskegon Chronicle

Division 2 No. 7 Birmingham Groves stayed a step ahead of rival and No. 8 Seaholm in Oakland Activities Association Red action – Observer & Eccentric


Cadillac, No. 3 in Class B, took a step toward unseating Class A honorable mention Traverse City West atop the Big North Conference standings with a three-set win Monday – Cadillac News

From Saturday, Class D honorable mention Crystal Falls Forest Park downed also-honorable mention Stephenson in the final of the Trojans’ tournament – Iron Mountain Daily News

Today in the MHSAA: 10/4/23

By Geoff Kimmerly senior editor

October 4, 2023

1. GIRLS GOLF Midland won the Saginaw Valley League Tournament on a tie-breaker, but Grand Blanc earned the overall conference championship – Midland Daily News

2. BOYS SOCCER Chesaning finished a Mid-Michigan Activities Conference title run with a 7-1 win over Otisville-LakeVille – Mid-Michigan Now

3. VOLLEYBALL Zeeland East clinched a share of the Ottawa-Kent Conference Green title with a five-set win over Division 1 honorable mention Muskegon Mona Shores – FOX17

4. VOLLEYBALL Shelby clinched a share of the West Michigan Conference Rivers title with a sweep of North Muskegon – Local Sports Journal

5. BOYS TENNIS Ludington – No. 4 in Lower Peninsula Division 4 – earned a share of the West Michigan Conference championship with a shutout of Whitehall – Ludington Daily News

6. BOYS SOCCER Division 1 No. 6 Oxford earned the Oakland Activities Association Red title despite a loss to No. 9 Troy Athens, with top-ranked Berkley also falling to Rochester Adams – Oakland Press

7. BOYS SOCCER Parma Western defeated Coldwater 2-1 to make those two co-champions of the Interstate 8 Athletic Conference – Coldwater Daily Reporter

8. BOYS SOCCER Brighton defeated Division 1 No. 2 Northville for the second time, this time 1-0 – Livingston Daily Press & Argus

9. VOLLEYBALL Reed City moved into a first-place tie with Division 3 honorable mention Morley Stanwood in the Central State Activities Association with a four-set win – MI Sports Now

10. BOYS SOCCER Holt advanced to the Capital Area Activities Conference Gold Cup final with a 2-1 win over Division 2 No. 10 Mason – Lansing State Journal